Origin of proximity
OTHER WORDS FROM proximitynon·prox·im·i·ty, noun
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How to use proximity in a sentence
There’s a not easily quantifiable advantage to putting lots of creative people in close proximity.Over a third of executives still have no timeline for reopening their offices|Alan Murray|September 4, 2020|Fortune
The president is regularly tested and those in close proximity to him are tested beforehand.Trump and his top aides have stopped wearing masks after a brief effort|Rachel Schallom|September 3, 2020|Fortune
Media buyers also expressed anxiety about having their ads appear on social media sites in proximity to hot button or questionable content posted by consumers.Traditional media suffer as digital ad spend grows in 2020 forecast shows|Greg Sterling|September 2, 2020|Search Engine Land
With the backlighting on, the keys automatically illuminate based on your finger proximity, offering an aesthetically pleasing and precise experience.
Experts have said the fence will face a never-ending battle with erosion given its proximity to the water and the sandy, silty material of the banks.New Engineering Report Finds Privately Built Border Wall Will Fail|by Jeremy Schwartz and Perla Trevizo|September 2, 2020|ProPublica
She sends a miniature of her own image to the court, envious that it will enjoy a proximity she will never attain.Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun|Katie Baker|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They make us realize, he explains, that “proximity is important to entrepreneurship.”
What was it like working in such close proximity with him as his son for four months?Andrew Garfield on the Evils of Capitalism, the Hacking Scandal, and Criticism of ‘Spider-Man 2’|Marlow Stern|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Afterwards, unable to live in proximity to their killers, she moved into this village.
“[Obama] had to do [strike] because of the proximity of the ISIS Howitzers to our defensive areas and our own people,” he said.McCain Calls Obama's 'Pinprick' Iraq Strikes 'Meaningless' and 'Almost Worse Than Nothing'|Josh Rogin|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps that made it awkward for him, as he was not accustomed to having his wife in such close proximity with him daily.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
In Rome the temple of Vesta is the king's hearth, situated, as one would expect, in close proximity to the regia.The Religion of Ancient Rome|Cyril Bailey
The proximity of Asia and the remoteness from civilised centres were scarcely perceptible.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
In short, birth was fortuitous, a product of circumstance plus proximity, its get a biological accident.
Its very diminutive stove stands near to its extremely small door, which is in close proximity to its unusually little window.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne